Burnes “Furl” Potter, 82, died January 1 at his home in Thornton.
He was a son of the late Ben and Frona Amburgey Potter, and was also preceded in death by a son, Danny Dean Gross, and six brothers, Linville, Ray, Lee, Cephord, Hargus, and Glen.
Surviving are his wife, Bonnie Miles Potter; two sons, Jasper Gross and Glen Gross; a daughter-in-law, Mendy Gross; two brothers, George Potter and Everett Potter, both of Pistol City; and three grandchildren, Christopher, Amanda, and Evan.
Funeral services will be held at noon tomorrow, January 3, at the Lighthouse Church. Burial will follow in the Bates Cemetery at Colson.